Hailsham

FARMERS MARKET: The Farmers Market is tomorrow, Saturday, from 9am to 12.30pm combined at the back of the site with a car boot sale. All the usual producers will be there with the added Sugar Me Happy individual and family cakes, Fudgelicious is back with a wide range of fudges, beautifully presented and in a wide range of flavours and colours. We also welcome Hailsham Old Pavilion Society who will be selling their calendars with lovely local photographs by Hailsham Photographic Society and new seller of cards for all occasions Jill. Chris Holmes will be selling fresh local eggs of all sizes at very competitive prices and Piggy Dave will have a range of quality sausages for only £1 a pack. Free parking and the market café will be serving traditional breakfasts, hot beverages and other snacks.

BOOT SALE: Tomorrow, Saturday, Cattle Market site, Market Street. Setting up from 7.30am, ends at 12.30pm. This is for domestic sellers only, no traders or food vans. £5 per car. Booking in advance only please, pay on the day. Adults 20p or donation to Hailsham Lions. Free parking and market café. Book on 01323 440567 or 07887 910150. Charity stalls free. Strictly no rubbish to be left behind please. The Tip is half a mile away and open until 1pm.

BARN DANCE: Help make next year’s floral displays around the town as beautiful as this years. Environment Hailsham who do the displays are funding raising for next year’s bulbs, seeds and other horticultural necessities by putting on a Barn Dance at Summerheath Hall at 7.30pm tomorrow, Saturday. Entry is £8 in advance from Joy on 840382 or £10 on the door. Includes refreshments. BYO other drinks and nibbles.

ST MARY’S: This is the nineteenth Sunday after Trinity. 8am Holy Communion (BCP). 10.30am Harvest All Age Service with crèche. 2.45pm Holy Communion at Emmanuel. 6.30pm Evening Prayer.

CORINTHIAN CHURCH: This Sunday at Primrose Hall, London Road, there is a service at 11am followed by refreshments. The Medium on this occasion is Gail Moffit. Healing is always available.

CLAIRVOYANT EVENING: Friday October 16 with Jytte Bauer. Primrose Hall. Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm start. £5 on the door.

1-2-1 READINGS: The next 1-2-1 readings will be on Saturday October 17 from 10am to 2pm. You may just walk in, no booking necessary. 20 minutes £10, £30 minutes £15.

ELECTRIC BLANKETS: Safety checks are taking place at Hailsham Fire Station on Tuesday between 10am and noon. Contact Sandra Farmer on 01323 462178 or email sandra.farmer@esfrs.org for enquiries.

HISTORICAL SOCIETY: The museum is now closed for the winter months. If, however, your group, party, society etc would like a visit during its closed season, please make an appointment with either the secretary on 01323 843206 or Chairman David Bourne on 01323 440359. The next meeting of the society is on Wednesday and it is all about the History of the Eastbourne Coastguard Service, by Stephen Dann. Go along and hear about this vital service that keeps us and our shores a safer place. This takes place at the Methodist Church Hall, High Street. Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm start. All welcome. Visitors £2.50.

ROYAL BRITISH LEGION: Sorry this item went in a week early. The next branch meeting is actually this Tuesday at The Hailsham Club, Vicarage Field at 7.30pm. All welcome. All Ex-Forces members and civilians can attend and join the Royal British Legion. At the last meeting besides remembering those members of the Armed Forces, also remembered was Maurice Gideon Scott of Ashburnham and James Dadswell of Chiddingly. There was a quiz held after the meeting.

The Branch is launching the Poppy Appeal on Monday October 26 at the Quintins and Tesco’s. Merchandise besides the Poppy which is worn with pride by so many people, will also be available and all donations will be gratefully received.

Remembrance Sunday is on November 8 with a parade at 10.30am and the service at Hailsham War Memorial commencing at 10.45am, where the Last Post and Reveille will be played followed by Wreath Laying led by the Mayor of Hailsham and the Chairperson of Wealden District Council. Your support at this event would be much appreciated. On November 11 at 10.45am there will be a short prayer service at the Hailsham War Memorial.

HAILSHAM TOWN FC: Support your local football team. Home Fixtures for October are as follows: Tomorrow, Saturday, 3pm Firsts v East Preston, non-league day. Free entry for under 16’s. Sunday, 11am U18s v Ringmer; Thursday, 7.30pm U21s v Little Common; Saturday October 17 U21s, 3pm v Burgess Hill for Sussex Intermediate Cup; Thursday October 22, 7.30pm U21s v Steyning Town; Saturday October 24, 3pm Firsts v Horsham YMCA; Thursday October 29, 7.30pm U21s v Eastbourne Utd.

CRICKET CLUB: 2016 planning and organising is in full swing for Hailsham Cricket Club. Determined to add to the successes of the 2015 season, the club continues to develop and move forward both on and off the pitch. Two new pavilions will be built in the next 18 months at the club’s home grounds and for the first time in 30 years the 1st XI are participating in division one of the East Sussex League. They are constantly looking for new members to join their ambitious and family friendly club. With a thriving junior section they welcome boys and girls aged 5 to 16 years and adult members of all ages and abilities for the four league teams. With winter nets booked in for the New Year members are eagerly anticipating the new season and the start of the hard work. For more details please get in contact with Rob Wilkinson 07980 146841 or email wilko27@hotmail.co.uk

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